The Amazing List of September School Holiday Activities 2017 for Kids

September School Holidays Ideas for Kids

If you are looking for the latest year-end school holiday activities for kids, visit our Amazing List of November-December 2017 School Holiday Activities.

The September school holidays 2017 get off to a running start with a long weekend from 1 to 3 September. It is a much needed break before kids head into the last semester of the 2017 school year! If you are looking for activities and things to do with the children, here is a list of things to do during the September School Holiday activities 2017. It is amazing how much can be packed into the space of a week plus!

September School Holiday Activities 2017 for Kids

Find out what is happening at the attractions around town, shows to look out for and new places you can explore this September school holidays. Get fun ideas on what is taking place from 1 to 10 September as part of the September 2017 school holiday activities below.


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At the Attractions

Sandsational Fun at Sentosa

1 to 17 September 2017
Siloso Beach, Sentosa

View larger-than-life sand sculptures depicting Singaporean life along with creations by 14 sands masters at the Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Championships at Siloso Beach.

Merlion Magic Lights
The Sentosa Merlion comes alive with lights and music from 1 Sep to 29 Oct. Shows take place at 7.45 pm, 8.15 pm, 8.45 pm and 9.15 pm with additional shows at 9.45 pm and 10.15 pm on weekends, eve of Public Holidays and Public Holidays.

KidZania Singapore Kidz & Tech Festival

31 Aug to 10 Sep
KidZania Singapore

Get a taste of Science and technology with activities at the Live Broadcast Booth, a Robotics and Drone Challenge, Cashless Vending Machine and more around KidZania Singapore. More info here.

Autumn Harvest at the Flower Dome

1 Sep to 29 Oct 2017
Gardens by the Bay

The flower field turns an autumn hue with a display of flowers and produce that include unusual pumpkins. More info here.

Children’s Biennale

Till 8 October 2017
National Gallery Singapore

Themed “Dreams & Stories”, see the world through the eye of nine artists as represented by their works around National Gallery Singapore. Find out more.

LEGOLAND Malaysia’s 5th Brick-versary

Till 30 September 2017

LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is celebrating their 5th Brick-versary with activities and giveaways for visitors. Go on a Jumbo Minifigure Trade, take a picture with giant LEGO birthday cake constructed from 150,000 LEGO bricks and catch 12 LEGO characters brick dancing. Get more info here.

Theatre Shows & Concerts

Drum Tao

31 Aug to 2 Sep
MES Theatre at Mediacorp

The big drums come out as Drum Tao showcases the Taiko drums with heart-racing beats, captivating stage work and high-energy pulses. Get more info here.

Ballet Under the Stars

1 to 3, 8 to 10 September
Fort Canning Park

Singapore Dance Theatre presents an enchanting evening of ballet at the 22nd edition of the outdoor dance event at Fort Canning Green. Details here.

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue”

1 to 3 September
Resorts World Theatre

Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky and the rest of the gang on a high-energy adventure when Mayor Goodway goes mission on the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race.

Eight Five Tunes Live in Singapore

2 September
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Hong Kong a cappella ground Eight Five Tunes performed live in Singapore for the first time with international pop favourites and originals. From 6 pm to 7 pm.

NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park

3 September
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Enjoy the music of homegrown artist Kelvin Tan and Xinyao classics at Singapore Botanic Gardens from 5 pm onwards. Get more info here.

SSO Concerts for Children: Peter and the Wolf

2 to 3 September
Victoria Concert Hall

Experience the popular music of Peter and the Wolf along with the theatrics of mime artists from Magic Circle Mime!


From 9 September
Ulu Pandan Community Club Theatre

Players Theatre presents Rumpelstiltskin, the story of a little man in love with a golden-haired girl in a tale about the power of words. Details here.

West Symphonia presents Kids’ Delights

9 September
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Soak in the music of Disney and Dreamworks from 6 pm to 7 pm at the performance at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

The Nutcracker – A Spectacular Magic Extravaganza

Till 10 September
Gateway Theatre

This magic-meets-theatre production combines classical music with illusions and spectacular costumes and effects to bring audiences on a sensory adventure. Find out more.


Changi Loves Kids Carnival

31 Aug to 8 Oct 2017
Changi Airport Terminal 3

Enjoy a host of carnival games along with carousel, helicopter merry-go-round and train rides with a carnival pass at Changi Airport. Kids dine free at some restaurants around Changi Airport too! More info here.

FFL My Family Weekend Picnic

2 Sep 2017
Ficus Green, Bishan-AMK Park

Have a picnic, enjoy stage performances, bouncy castles and family games at Families for Life’s Family Weekend Picnic. Details here.

Piece of Peace World Tour

Till 10 Sep 2017
Fort Canning Arts Centre

View amazing LEGO models of UNESCO World Heritage Sites with a special focus on ASEAN’s own sites. Kids also get to experience a play zone where they can exercise their creativity with LEGO bricks! Find out more.

Story Carnival @ Enabling Village

1 & 2 Sep 2017
Enabling Village

Enjoy free storytelling sessions by renown storytellers such as Roger Jenkins and Sheila Wee, face-painting, craft workshops and bouncy castles at the Enabling Village. Find out more.

Storytelling and Activities: Roald Dahl

2 Sep 2017
Kinokuniya Singapore

Visit the Kinokuniya main store at 2 pm on 2 Sep to immerse yourself into the world of Roald Dahl with activities to commemorate Roald Dahl Day which takes place on 13 Sep. Find out more.

Saturdays @ ACM: Selemat Hari Raya Haji

2 Sep 2017
Asian Civilisations Museum

Trace the routes of wise men as Saturdays@ACM takes you back to the past through performances and craft activities. Details here.

World Food Fair 2017

7 to 10 Sep
Singapore Expo Hall 5

Indulge in a gastronomic experience at the World Food Fair 2017 taking place from 11 am to 10 pm, 7 to 10 Sep. Details here.


9 Sep 2017
Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

Families and enthusiasts can try out different Personal Mobility Devices and pick up safety tips at Singapore’s largest active mobility carnival. Takes place from 10 am to 6 pm.

OCBC-NParks Ride Safe Programme

9 Sep 2017
Punggol Waterway Park

Go on a fun ride or scenic walk at Punggol Waterway Park and end off the day with a movie screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at the OCBC-NParks Ride Safe Programme. From 4 pm onwards.

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2017

9 to 10 Sep 2017
Marina Bay Sands

Singapore’s largest toy and game show returns to Marina Bay Sands. Shop for toys and view collectibles at the show. This year, you can also view Kylo Ren’s TIE Silencer and other fan-built Star Wars installations. More info here.

Straits Family Sunday: Strike a Pose

10 Sep 2017
Peranakan Museum

Make crafts based on the Peranakan Museum’s collection, go on special themed tours and dress up in Peranakan clothing at Straits Family Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.

National Orchid Garden School Holiday Special

Till 10 Sep 2017
National Orchid Garden

Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and Students get to visit the National Orchid Garden for free between 26 August and 10 September 2017. Find out more.

At the Shopping Malls

STAR WARS: Experience the Force

1 to 10 Sep
ION Orchard

Take part in Padawan Training, go on an augmented reality hunt, view replicas of iconic Star Wars vehicles and meet BB-8 in virtual reality as Star Wars marks Force Friday II in Singapore. Details here.

Ninjago Challenge

Till 10 Sep
Plaza Singapura, Level 1

Unleash your child’s Ninja spirit at Plaza Singapura Main Atrium in the LEGO Ninjago Challenge. The Ninjas of Ninjago city are looking for new recruits to join them in defeating Lord Garmadon. Find out more.

Cars 3 Racing Mania

Till 10 Sep
Waterway Point

Experience being part of the pit crew, take a photo with Lightning McQueen and race die-cast model cars in an interactive play zone. The entire family can also enjoy old school game booth and street performances at the Waterway Point Pit Stop Family Carnival. More info here.

Miffy Workshop and Meet & Greet

9 & 10 Sep
Sembawang Shopping Centre

Meet with Miffy on 9 & 10 September, 1 pm & 4 pm. Redeem Shrink Art an dSand Art workshop passes with a minimum spend. Find out more.

Come Get Wild With Us

Till 10 Sep
United Square

Explore the “rainforest” with live animals such as the alligator snapping turtle, pig-nosed turtle and more at United Square. Learn about conservation, participate in craft activities and watch performances.

The Jungle Book “Live” Show
Mon to Fri: 2 pm & 7 pm; Sat & Sun: 2 pm, 5 pm & 7 pm (no shows on 5 Sep)
Watch as the story of friendship between Mowgli the jungle boy and his friends unfolds.

Rainforest Explorer Pass
Spend $60 to redeem a Rainforest Explorer Pass in order to take part in activities where you can come unclose to live animals from the tropical rainforest, participate in Rainforest crafts and take on an adventure trail.

More info here.

The Young Warriors Obstacle Course

4 to 10 Sep
Seletar Mall

Children can take on an Advanced Ninja Warrior Course with a minimum spend at Seletar Mall. More info here.

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